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LANE COUNTY, OREGON
And a Salubrious Climate combine to Make It
the Garden of the West.
Lane county extends from the summit
of the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean. In
size it is about five times as large as
Rhode Island or Connecticut. It fronts
on the Facific a distance of thirty miles,
with a splendid harbor at the city of
Florence. It occupies every altitude
from tbe ocean beach to the glazier
crowned summit of the "Three Sisters"
at the southeastern cornerof the county.
The Coast Ranire cuts it in two from
north to south.
Lane county is half prairie land, with
very rich soil, producing abundant crops
of grain, hay, fruit and vegetables, and
half hill and upland. The table-lands
bordering the valleys are partly covered
with timber or brush, most of it being
open enough for tino pasturage. These
lands are fertile and yield abundant
crops when cultivated. Kvery crop that
grows iu the Willamette Valley glows
in l.ane county. All the farms are sup
plied from naiural sources with the best
of water. The immense timber wealth,
aggregating nearly 2000,000,000 feet, is
just beginning to receive attention. No
county in the United States has as large
an amount of timber as Lane. The fa
mous Bohemia mining district, destined
to become the Cripple Creek of Oregon,
lies partly in Lane county.
The population of Lane county is
about 22,000, all white. The county is
rapidly adding to its population desir
able immigrants from the Fasttrn
States. Kug?ne, 14 miles south of Junc
tion City, with a population of 5,000, is
the county seat.
The following is a summary of the
productions of Lane county for i'JOO:
Excepting the tropical and cit-u-s va
rieties, all fruits thrive in Lane county
evoa the tender olive and tig. Al
monds, eamUs and walnuts Lave
I a-sed beyond the experimental tag.
Fruit has been grown in Oregon for 10
years, but only of late years in a scien
tific, manner. The State now supplies
aid and information, through the Hoard
of Horticulture and the Corvailis Agri
cultural College. No one need longer
fail through ignorance of proper meth
od of etock selection, planting, cultiva
tion, pruning and science of jiollination.'
Here as olsew here horticulture culls for
painstaking and intelligent work and
great patience. Large profit:' have been
mad'.- in '.he past.dcpt-n lii.goi course to
considerable xt ?r.t upon tb em-rg;.,
ea-e ami capital expended, ah well as
feirltctioil of stock and locality.
Ore'.,rt rani s a :o. second in
I'i'.'w.NES prune production, which is!'1
l-.ow pr.i'.-r.'Miiy eoninie.j u
the. Pacific iates. Ever nsitive to
.t,r!i".'.ni.ittt tl,i etfrtjit-cfi'il rrriki.tlt if
the prune will a'l ways' I- confined to !
. ,, -.L i i,..ii,5..u. i... r.t I
' far and wid.j like wheat or berries. The now hsating aii.l who cxpeet to 1.,
,....i..f: th .f ti-r. ,-.!, catein Lan county, n-cofniziii? that
p H-uliarly :i(I.i;ite ! tn
i-rii Oregoii, p irtieul:'.
"owth iii West-1
U Lane county, '
V'l.f I'iis'eious fruit
an l that its t:
wis- nearly as sure as the can ; ing of tin:
h-.i.-'.i.,-. ira-biully tin; sject cul
ture of the pnuie and its prolitable re-
4...... I ,1 f. fruit .. mmi ..i 1 tr In..
f-,r-tb publie.'and today w find an j
c:e.age of prune or-jfiards in tlio Wil-,
Lunette Valv ex- -ed'-d only by (.';r
iieUhbrM-, California. But he;e n in:-,
fatioj, ih iK-c-.-Mirv, which insures a I
meaty, myar- Iruitoi large slxt
rn-tis are here urowo that ard rut
:'.! :k fc!sewl,"re. nf.d the heated evapo
rati-.. n j.roc-s.-i i.f
pafsins a.- tliroutui
a clean and bright pro-
dU'-t oblaiaa' 1- by no oliier mea!is.
Jin; piiet; of prunes !;as not yet
touched!: I;g'm- so low that profit in
-.n ' iir..' to the Oregon producer, fo
i. IV as Irat.-jjoila'ioii facilities are fa-v-.rabb;
'is they ex in her-;, that sec
'i.'in of coui -try which c.-ui irroty a prune
,t r.'ije.ircd -; l'allty at the !"a-t outlav of
in nor and money, will Ik the lon'est in
the ra.;'. The Willamette Valley has
unquestionably the soil and the rain;
i.ni'i is i..,t expeiiHive; the trees grow
vigf.iou1-:;.' and l;ar heavy crop.-; and
Jare. tliowv f'-nit. ('idtivating and
Fpiayiieeai! for little labor or expense.
thefruitirt beU'.:r cured by the, ovjinora (
tors than in ti.3 sun ami quite cneap-
J i'. sii:ee Merit v ot Hie is at liann. J.n
fini no other locality eni-.-ys greater
nd vantages at the 1 a rt and up to the
jioint of bearing. The demand for Ore
gon prm.e ii steadily increasing in the
market ; of f h.' world.
The f.hi;;;ents from Oregon in 1S0H.
the hite-t statistics we have at hand,
. H,o0,lH) lbH.
a Fertile Soil
Lane county is fast becoming one of
the great cattle producing counties in
the State. The mild winters.the fact that
native grasses remain green during the
year, and the ease with which cultivated
grasses can be raised make it an excel
lent country for every kind of stock.
The general practice of Lane county
farmers is to provide fodder for only a
small part of the year, during the bal
ance of which the stock roam nt large.
Running water is abundant, ami stock
docs not lack water in the driest season.
The largest owners of horned stock are
improving greatly bv infusing fine blood
into their herds. There are numerous
breeders of Shorthorns, Galloways,
Polled Angus, Ayrshire, Hereford,
Holsteins, Devons, Aldernevs and Jer
seys in the Willamette Valley. The
large introduction of tine blod into the
cattle herds of this section has greatly
increased their value and the profit of
THE ANGORA GOAT.
During the past ten years a number of
our active farmers have lieen introduc
ing the Angora goat ino Lane county,
especially in the foot-hill country,
Theso thrifty farmers had but one object
in view at the time these goats were
purchased, and that was to clear np their
farms at small expense. They bought
the goat for his work and not for his
wool. During the past five years, how
ever, there has been a great revolution
iu the goat industry. Manufacturers
are beginning to discover the many ad
vantages and sjecial qualities of mohair.
Numerous desirable and elegant fabrics
are n w being made from this wool, and
it has been found that the goods are ex
eeedirulv lice and durable. Another
special fealuin of thisKoodd t'':'t ll
much more free from tin? attacks of
mollis than goods made irwiu sheep's
vol. For this reason, it is said thtt
the major portion of the valuable up
holstery r.ow used in railway car, is
made of goat's wool.
The entire number of Angora gc.it. in
Lane county today will probably not
exceed ti.OOO head. When we come to
consider the vast area of good brush
country in this county, so welt adapted
to goat grazing, we can readily ue that,
instead of the small number now kept,
we could keep to advantage hundreds
of thousands of goats in J.nne county
alone and keep them well. We are
j-pcskir.g now more wirticulnrly as to
the value of their wool and increase
ai.d rf tho pr.f.ts H at are bound to oc-
; cur by continuous and thrifty care ol
i th-do'inc.itic gxit. As to their adapt
ability to our climato there is no ones
tivii. and as to the numerous advantages
iri.-iir.' from raising to.Ms. this has beeii
horoiiil.l and satisfactorily settled
We would earnestly commend this
'"''j" 1 1 tho u. -tive and rtitrprisin
farmers from the Fa-tern States, wh
'ltli inous'.ry may iw inane one oi me
ti,niti "-eful 'are' prof table within ttie
"tiro range of farm and field products.
THE LU.MBI.R INDl'STIi'.
The extimaied amount of timber in
' '2". is SWj.O.iO.O'.W.W)') hot (in round
niiiiibcr.-;, board meanir(;. Lane county
i,. wlt tjOO.OJOrjd.
. , ,llmi)t.rill, ill(!n,trv ,l0
. , " ,
ari-ater proportions dnrnr.' t tie year man
'r bfiorc. The Willamotte, Mcken
zie, Siuslaw, Coast Fork and West Fork
liver-, Img Tom, Lake, 'ireenh-af, No
lie. I hIi, Nelson and numerous other
er.'i'ks afford the best facilities for float
ing logs to tide wUer, or to most any
point on the .Sou'hern Pacific for a dts
j taiics of 2 i' i-iih'f'. fireat bodies of tho
f I n -h t nob! fir 'rottirnoril y known as
kreh), mifir and yellow pine, cedar,
oai:, as;h, maple, balm, and numerous
o!l;i r pj.ecics of soL, and hard woods, lie
all about en, untouched, awaiting but
the invehtiiicnt of capital to place it on
tin- markets nt the world in the various
fori. is known to the wants of man.
fiiin-er lands can be purchased for from
t(0 7 r n,.r(ii ,j. pri,.t. depending
., Ill( nwnut arl, ind of timber
.Ul ,l8 i.at.'-on.
The ("onthern J'aeific
I Railroad Company hes thousands of
acres of line timber lands for sale.
The Booth-Kelly Lumber Company,
the largest manufacturers of lumber in
the county, are oj crating threw largi!
! plants, at Cobur;', Saginaw and Wend
, hag, with an average daily capacity
ff I'd 0 000 feet, the "rent maioritv of
i which is shipped to points outside of
i ')n't!on. the Southern Pacific Railroad
i Company having cintructed 2'-' miles
j of railroad for the exclusive purpose of
reaching and hauling out the. output of
the Wondling plant. The main olllces
of this company are in Kugene.
There are numerous other stunner
plants in tho county. ,
The total cut of lumler and shingles
for IStnt in tho State of Oregon was WU,
425,000 feet. Of this tho mills of Port
land alone cut IIW.OOO.OOO feet.
Steadily increasing demand comes
from China, Japan, Siberia, Australia.
Mexico, South America and Kuropo, as
well as California and the Kuslern States.
Of merchantable hardwoods, myrtle,
maple and ash grow to goodly sire, and
are used In furniture and implement
manufacture, but this branch of Indus
try has thus far been of limited extent.
As ft dairying section Lane county
possesses many advantages. Onuses of
all kinds, both native and cultivated,
grow In luxuriance. Cattle have to de
pend but little upon hay, since the
warm rains, from early in the fall to late
in the spring, keep the grass growing.
Even in the dry summer season grass
remains fresh and green iu the mead
ows along river and creek Itottoma and
in tho mountain valleys. Timothy ie
the leading eras, but white and red
clover make remarkable growths, espe
cially the-former, which springs up
spontaneously on the hills wherever the
destruction of trees and underbrush
gives it an opportunity. The natural
grasses, the cool summer breezes blow
ing in from the Pacific, unfailing water
supply, tho luxurianco'with which thw
clovers aud roots thrive, combine to
make I.aue county the ideal home of the
Why You Should Settle
in Lane County . . )
llecause it is the U-st country known to
the man or moicnue means.
Because you will And ti country of rich
soil awaiting the settler.
Itecaoso there nre uplands, prairie lands
and alluvial river bottoms.
Because you can b certain of profitable
returns from whatever you put
in the soil.
Because the w inter does not consume
what the summer produces.
Because there are more and better op
portunities for diversified farm
ing than elsewhere.
Because the seasons nre regular, and iu
fear of crop failure.
Because the country is never scourged
by cyclones, devastating storms
IVcauiu everything grown else hens cmi
be produced here more abun
dantly. Because there are more chances for the
profitable investment of capital
than i'Uc here.
Because for healthfulness this Miction is j
nneoualed on the face of the
Because you have no long winter months
to encounter, with no excessive
dry heat iu summer.
cow. Net returns to dairymen rang"
from f'JO to 7ttt per cow per annum, do-l-mliiig
upon the trade of the cow and
the intelligence with which the dairy
man manages bis herd. The numerous
oean-going craft leaving the ports of
I'ortlnnd, Seattle and Tncoma for the
Oriei. t. and all part-! of the globo is u
perpetual guarantee of it never-failing
market for dairy and all other products.
The mineral resources of Lano county
are extern-ire and valuable. The dis
tricts attracting the most attention are
the J'-oi.cmia and Blue River. In the
former i,8 btarnps are now installed.
There are anv number of rich mines
in the r.ohemfa district, nrincipul among
which are the Helena, Annie, Muick,
Stocks fi Harlow, Oolden Slipper and
Champion, nnd it is deHtined to l-eeome
a second ('ripple Creek, l'rolmbly the
riche-t body of ore iu the district at the
present time uncovered is in the Helena
property. Where they are working now
tiieorft'N so licit the miners break it
down on canvas and sack it up to carry
it to the mill. It fairly sparkles wit.ii
the thousands of specks of gold sticking
all over it.
W. L. Wright lias a new stock of wall
paper of the latest and prettiest designs.
Now h the time to rcpuper your house.
.1. II. Miller will be glad to have you call
and see those new patterns. No matter
what your tafte, you should be able to
choose' something to suit from iimon so
many beautiful patterns.
A GOOD Till NO.
German Svrup is the special prescrip
tion of I if. A. Koschee, a celebrated Ger
man I'hvsician, and is acknowledged to
bo one of the most fortunate discoveries
in medicine. It quickly cures Coughs,
Colds and all Lung troubles of tho se,
vercst nature, removing, an it does, the
cause of the affection and leaving the
parts in a strong and healthy condition,
it is not an experimental medicine, but
has stiud the test of years, giving satis
faction in every case, which its rapidly
increasing gale every season confirms.
Two million bottles sold annually. Bo
schee's Gorman Syrup was introduced
in the United States in 1M08, arid is now
sold in every town and village in the
civilized world. Three doses will re
lieve any ordinary cough. J'rize 75 cts.
lor sale, by .Mueller & Hill. Get Green 'a
' Prize Almanac.
Bi S. Hyland
Real Estate Dealers.
Have the following farm lauds fur side.
Any inquiries in regard to same will re
ceivo prompt attention :
30 acres of the finest land in Lane
county, one mile east of .1 unction City.
This land is all in glass but f'vj acres.
Trice f.'K) Kr acre.
inO-ncre farm four miles east of llnr
risburg, in Linn county ; 110 acres in
cultivation; young orchard; new house,
fair barn ; plenty of water ; 1-5 ht acre.
100 acre farm, 2,'s miles east of Jlar
risburg; 130 acre in cultivation ; bal
ance meadow; good improvements;
house, burn, orchard; Jltt mites to
school house. f'.Vi per acre.
200 acres of good level Linn land,
three miles south from Harrisburg;
ubout 110 acres in cultivation; 80 acres
in light tinder ; 10 acres In hops ; splen
did orchard of 4 acres ; school house 1 '
miles distant. This furm is well fenced
aud plenty of water. The property has
been previously held at t'.'J'a per acre.
It can now bo purchased (or 1-0. H yuu
were to look tho length aud breadth of
the Willamette Valley you couldn't find
a bettor bargain. The owner netted
t'.KH) from the 10 acres of hop th pa t
403 ncrcs of fine prairie land, I mile
Because you will find as orderly com
munitiett us anywhere on this
Because you will find the most icti
iieartod people in the world.
Because it is in tho widest portion of the
fertile Willamette alley.
Because n a dairying section it has no
ciiiul. It is the ideal home of
Because for live stock, goat and sheep
raising it can't be beat.
Bccauso it contains a larger amount of
the Ix'ht men h'Uitat'le timber
than any county iu the t nit.d
Because of tlif great and growing trade
with China. Japan, the Vbilip.
pines. Hawaii. Almka, and
cery "tli'-r port on the f .- of
the glolte. Ibis Heclion is sure
t a iiev r-fallina market t r
its grain, its lumber, live pt'H'k
and dairy predicts. o por
lion of the 1 n i ted States has us
bright a future oefore it today
as the Willamette Valley, iu
tfccaiiM! education is paramount. I un
ite schools and t hurches are to
be found la every community.
southeast of Junction City, on tho river
neid.anil pj miU-N north of F.ugene;
.'hh acres under cultivation ; 00 acres
iline hard wood tin. her; residence ami
two bams; but little gravel; ig-acrc
orchard, well fenced. Can Imdividtd
eut-t and west so as to give each half
part of tiiobf r. Will bo divided ir sold
as a w bob to i nil. Price f.l.) per acre.
This is the old ll.u.ii farm, and is woilh
f s) an acre.
WW acres, milei southwest of Junc
tion; l?"s) ncros nii'ler cultivation ; fid
acres titnls-r, oak au-1 lob; watered by
the Long Tom and several small lakes;
over 10 mib'Hof fence, divided Into 10
fields and pastures ; could be divided
into Ufarnis and each one could have u
good road all -graded and graveled all the
uav to Junction City; .i Mock hams
lii.vM); 1 barn hnx72; blacksmith shop,
hu) scales, wapm shed and machine
hl.cd ; out biiil-liiiiM and a dwelling
house of S roollir, good UH new, Cost f'JOlJO 1
twoorcbardu, all l.indsof fruit ami ber
ries. Price, iffi pir aire. Muhy terms.
A great bargain.
B. S. HYLAND & CO.
JUNCTION CITY. OUK.
Ollice in "Bulletin" Office.
IV. m. TRIPP,
IN ALL ITS BUANCHKS,
IW IIolCliMllOCIXO A Spkcui.tv mC
Corner Fifth and Greenwood
Junction City, Oret'on
MRS. J. A. KIBPI5TTIV
MILLIN KRV PARLORS.
Call and see. them. Pricos reasonable.
A full lino of . . .
Notice tor Publication.
United Btutcs Lsnd Olllcp,
RoHKni'Ra, Oh., February 21, 1001.
Notice Is liervby ulven that in com id l-
uncewllh tho nrovlslons of the net of
Congress cf June 3, 1878, entitled "An
net for the saluof timber lands iu tho
States of California. Oregon, Nevada
and Wutildiigton Territory,'' as extended
to nil the Public Land Htates by net of
A uu ust 4, -
CLAYBOUN P. HOUSTON,
of Junction City, County of Ijine, State
of Oregon, has this day filed in this
oillce his sworn statement, No, 1 l-Ml, for
the purchase or the lots I), 10, Pi, 10, of
Section No. 'M, in Township No. MS,
Kango No. 7 W. and will effor I roof to
show that the laud souuht Is inuru valu
able fur Its timber or stone than for
Agricultural purposes, tud ti establish
his claim to said land Udore the Begis
ter and Receiver of this oillce, nt Hose
burg, Oregon, on Friday, the loth day
of May. BIOL
He names as witnesses: Kdward Bai
ley, of Junction City, Oregon ; B. H. II y.
land, of Junction City. Oregon: 1). Gold-
son, of Goldson, Oregon ; John UoMson,
ol dolilsoii, Oregon.
Any ami all cersons clnimlug adverse
ly the AhovivilescriUnl lands arc re
quested to tile their claims iu this utile
on or before said 10th day of May, luoi.
J. T, Bid mots, Register.
Of JUNCTION CITY, ORFdiON,1
.BtisuvKi.t., Gko. W. Pit Ki-n
President. Vice President
W. C. Wasiimchnk, V, W. Wasuhciiss
Ciifhicr. Asiit Cashier.
Has the Ut facilities for hnndling tho
banking buisncss of North Igine
nnd South Benton counties.
Board of I i rectors
J. A. Biihhuell, C. W. Wrtuhburne
Geo. Pickett. J. P. Milliurn,
T. A. Milliorn.
A.G.Hovnv, L. G.Hi mx,
B. II. Hovev Asst. Cashier.
A. (1. HOVhY ft CO.
Ttnnsact a general banking Inf-mos.
F.stablished, IHS2. Oldest bunk in tbe
county. Kugene, Or.
TAULKTS, INK and
PKNCILS, LTC. . . .
Cameras & Supplies
fiTMail orders will 'receive
prompt atUmtion. Write to us
for further particulars.
Woman's $3,50 SIMM;
IN TUB WORLD.
14 Different Styles
SOLU ' AGKNT,
Eugene, ' Oregon